If you want to change your career and need entry-level skills, this programme has been designed for you. Taught over 12 weeks, you will develop the basic specialist skills and knowledge in pastry, bakery and confectionery work so you can work in the pâtisserie and bakery sectors.
This course covers essential bakery, pastry, and confectionary techniques such as bread, pastry items, desserts, and biscuits.
Previous experience is optional.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course suits them.
The course is assessed throughout with practical assignments and written tests.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances.
The cost of this course is £300 per attendee, and in addition, you will be expected to purchase the required uniform and equipment for the programme, which reflect both industry norms and safety requirements. These should specifically conform to Westminster Kingsway College standards and are approximately £350. Further information will be provided at enrolment. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Upon completing this course, you could progress to Patisserie & Confectionery - Level 2.